While both took to the podiums in London this week to receive a medal, 18-year-old Aly Raisman’s Olympic star was rising as 36-year-old swimmer Jason Lezak’s appeared to be setting.
U.S. swimmer Torres wins two silvers
Record time, new record for winning medals in five different Olympiads.
American Sada Jacobson won a fencing silver medal, becoming perhaps the first Jewish medalist of the Beijing Olympics.
Harry Sondheim, a retired criminal prosecutor for the L.A. County D.A.'s office, was traveling in Holland when he simply noticed an artifact that appealed to him. "They had a museum, Der Weg, which means the Weighing House. They had an artist named Bicart. I bought some postcards with depictions of Jewish ceremonies on them. You can't buy those postcards any longer."
"People wear this jewelry to make a statement," Yael Swerdlow said, "and we hope to make ours."
Silversmith David Friedman has the unique ability to trace the origin of almost every antique that comes across his desk.
"Myer Myers: Jewish Silversmith in Colonial New York," represents the largest collection ever amassed of Jewish silversmith work.